Dick Tooth

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Dick Tooth (21 September 1929 – 5 August 2020) was a Australian rugby union footballer. He was born in New South Wales. He represented for the Wallabies in ten Test matches and nineteen total appearances and was Australian captain on two occasions.

His club rugby was played with the Sydney University Football Club and later with Randwick in the Shute Shield. He practised as an orthopaedic surgeon.[1]

Tooth died on 5 August 2020 in Sydney at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. Tucker, Jim (16 April 2004). "'Doc' has medicine to remedy Reds pack". The Courier-Mail (Brisbane) (Generic Tabloid). p. 8.
  2. Masters, Roy (6 August 2020). "The most humble man I ever met': Tributes flow for late Dick Tooth". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 August 2020.